Q-Free Australia Pty Ltd, based in Sydney, has operated in the country since 1999, In that time it has implemented new Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) systems, including Multilane Free-Flow (MLFF) systems, as well as Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) and smart parking solutions. Q-Free Australia’s main activities include the delivery of new systems as well as the ongoing maintenance and upgrade of existing installations. The company has a significant local presence and, in addition to gaining a large number of high-profile ETC, ATMS and parking management contracts, has delivered 2.5 million DSRC tags to the Australian market.
The Q-Free Australia team has substantial experience in integrating and deploying Q-Free products which operate to internationally recognized standards. Local customization includes: implementing the AS4962 dual protocol; implementing local accounting rules and interfaces; interfacing to local authority infringement bureaux for enforcement; interfacing to Australian banks; file transfer of transactions and blacklists for tag interoperability according to tollway operators’ MoUs; and ALPR-based casual-user ‘pass’ tolling and interoperability.